Thursday, September 8, 2022


Public Libraries Face Threats to Funding and Collections as Book Bans Surge

"We haven’t seen this volume of censorship efforts in 30 or more years.”

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Yevgenia Belorusets' "Lucky Breaks" portrays Ukrainian women whose lives have been upended by the conflict with Russia

Five Ukrainian authors you should read

As the International Literature Festival Berlin starts, it is calling for a worldwide reading of Ukrainian literature. Here is a selection of modern voices.

Monday, September 5, 2022

A clear, graphically-bright look at Anne Frank and her diary (from the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.):

Sunday, September 4, 2022

Ian McEwan on aging, legacy and the attack on his friend Salman Rushdie: ‘It’s beyond the edge of human cruelty’

The author’s new novel explores how global events shape individual lives – but nothing prepared him for this ‘dark moment’ (from ‘The Guardian’):